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PwC Solution Owner Agile Delivery Lead, Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Specialty/Competency: Microsoft

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in Agile Delivery will provide you with the opportunity in structuring the enterprise in terms of its governance structure, business processes, and business information. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever-changing environment.

In our Agile Delivery team, you will be responsible for delivering and working in an agile environment, assisting with planning and coordination of tasks to the development team, in collaboration with the product owners.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Focus on building trusted relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

  • Working experience in all phases of product development, requirements gathering, software development, and testing life cycles;

  • Working and advanced facilitation and communication skills;

  • Working experience in agile software delivery methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, SAFe;

  • Building software solutions with state of the art technology;

  • Understanding technology solution delivery for large projects/programs through a complete agile development lifecycle (backlog prioritization, sprint planning, tracking burn-down/velocity, etc.);

  • Working on cloud-based implementations and upgrades, continuous Integration and DevOps, and collaborative approach with team and vendor resources of a project throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC);

  • Shaping and delivering projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria; and,

  • Enabling Scrum teams to deliver its full potential by managing all Scrum ceremonies, remove impediments for the team, and work closely with Product Owner and Scrum team to groom sprint, release and product backlog.

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

  • Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe

  • Certification from a leading cloud or service management provider (AWS and Azure preferred)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

  • Applying agile knowledge to identify, escalate, and remove team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals;

  • Influencing project team members to identify and address project issues, including leadership and interdependent teams, and to promote self-directed teams by enabling open, transparent and clear communications;

  • Teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt continuous delivery practices and other lean/agile modeling techniques;

  • Creating and maintaining sprint schedules based on information from the scrum team(s);

  • Incorporating updates and changes to the integrated project plan and prepares reports and presentations for executive levels;

  • Managing large software development projects or groups of smaller projects and working in large program environments;

  • Working collaboratively with all team members on projects of a complex or mission critical nature;

  • Managing sponsor/customer expectations, and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software implementations; and,

  • Assisting in the management of product development, while reporting to Directors and above.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisorymanager.

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